|Funding Program:||National Rail Program
|Estimated Project Cost:||$2,000,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$2,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||City of Mandurah
The project consists of a new station in Lakelands on the existing Mandurah Line. Currently there is a 23 kilometre gap between the Warnbro and Mandurah Stations. Some planning work has been undertaken to accommodate the recent growth in the Golden Bay, Karnup and Lakelands area. New and upgraded stations as part of METRONET will also consider development opportunities in communities and improve bus and transfer facilities for commuters.
Integrated and effective public transport Ensure forecast population-driven increases in travel demand are met. Change travel behaviours and decrease private vehicle use Improving transport network resilience by providing alternative options. Improve housing diversity Support growth of vibrant urban centres through integrated transport and land use planning.
The Australian Government has committed $2 million towards the Lakelands Station Business Case.
The project is likely to commence in 2018.
Further information on the project is available on the METRONET website: http://www.metronet.wa.gov.au/
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Project details last updated: 24/09/2018